SportsEvents Magazine

SEP 2018

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September 2018 26 www.sportseventsmagazine.com Dir. of Sales/Entertainment Meeting Rooms: 15 Exhibit Space: 125,803 Guest Room: 8,000 Continguous Exhibit Space: 77,160 Meeting Cap: 7,500 Banq Cap: 3,000 Arena Cap: 7,500 Venues Available For: Soccer, basketball, tennis, floor hockey, lacrosse, volleyball, wrestling, gymnastics, cheerleading, dance, arena/flag football, boxing, mixed martial arts band competitions. Comments: gymnastics to regional dance, cheerleading band championships to youth wrestling MMA competitions more, when it comes to memorable sports events, planners, par- ticipants guests alike love the Wildwoods Convention Center. With its award-winning beaches and world-famous Boardwalk, the Wildwoods Convention Center offers some- thing no other venues can. SEE AD ON PAGE 22 New York ALBANY Albany Capital Center 55 Eagle St. (12207) Phone: (518) 487-2155 Website: www.albanycapitalcenter.com Meeting Rooms: 6 Exhibit Space: 22,500 North Carolina RALEIGH Raleigh Convention Center 500 S Salisbury St. (27601) Phone: (919) 996-8500 Fax: (919) 996-8550 Email: rfp@raleighconvention.com Website: www.raleighconvention.com Contact: Mara Craft, Dir. of Sales Meeting Rooms: 25 Exhibit Space: 500,000 Continguous Exhibit Space: 150,000 Meeting Cap: 15,000 Banq Cap: 8,900 Arena Cap: 3,800 Venues Available For: Basketball, volleyball, wrestling, cheerleading, martial arts, gymnastics, futsal. Comments: A Center That Defies Convention. The Raleigh Convention Center campus has been a remarkable resource for the likes of the NHL the International Bluegrass Music Festival, among others. The Campus is also home to the iconic Cree Shimmer Wall overlooking the Red Hat Amphitheater in downtown Raleigh. SEE AD ON PAGE 23 WINSTON-SALEM Benton Convention Center & Visit Winston-Salem 200 Brookstown Ave. 301 W Fifth St. (27101) Phone: (336) 728-4218 Toll Free: (866) 728-4200 Fax: (336) 728-4220 Email: christian@visitwinstonsalem.com Website: ReinventYourMeeting.com Contact: Christian Schroeder, Dir. of Sales/Services Metro Area Rooms: 5,000 Lgst. Area Room Block: 2,500 Exhibit Space: 105,000 Continguous Exhibit Space: 46,008 Banq Cap: 2,400 Venues Available For: Cheer/dance, fencing, martial arts, gymnastics wrestling. Comments: The recently reinvented Benton Convention Center in downtown Winston- Salem is one of Central North Carolina's prime sports venues. The Benton offers 105,000 square feet of flexible competition space expansive open-air areas perfect for martial arts, wrestling, fencing, gymnastics, cheer/dance competitions, sports meetings conventions. The Benton is within walking distance to more than 100 local restaurants, 1,000 downtown hotel rooms is adjacent to 319-room Marriott Hotel Winston-Salem 146-room Embassy Suites Hotel Winston- Salem. SEE AD ON PAGE 52 Ohio LIMA Veterans Memorial Civic & Convention Center of Lima/ Allen County 7 Town Square (45801) Phone: (419) 224-5222 Email: myoung@limaciviccenter.com Website: www.limaciviccenter.com Contact: Matthew Young, Vice President of Operations Metro Area Rooms: 1,201 Lgst. Area Room Block: 900 Meeting Rooms: 10 Exhibit Space: 40,000 Continguous Exhibit Space: 13,950 Meeting Cap: 1,774 Banq Cap: 1,200 Venues Available For: Karate, gymnastics, boxing, wrestling, basketball, dance, cheer- leading, MMA, volleyball, weightlifting fencing. Comments: With ample exhibition space the Veterans Memorial Civic Convention Center is the perfect venue for your next sporting event. We're located in Downtown Lima with an attached hotel and parking garage and plenty of shopping and dining while you're here. With our convenient location and first class service we make it easy for you to play hard. SEE AD ON PAGE 28 Oklahoma TULSA Cox Business Center 100 Civic Center 7th Houston (74103) Phone: (918) 894-4350 Fax: (918) 596-7150 Website: www.coxcentertulsa.com Meeting Rooms: 32 Exhibit Space: 310,625 Continguous Exhibit Space: 102,600 Meeting Cap: 7,000 Banq Cap: 4,000 Arena Cap: 7,000 Oregon REDMOND Deschutes Fair & Expo 3800 SW Airport Way (97756) Phone: (541) 548-2711 Fax: (541) 923-1652 Email: roxiat@deschutes.org Website: expo.deschutes.org Contact: Roxia Thornton Todoroff, Sales/Mktg. Dir. Metro Area Rooms: 600 Meeting Rooms: 15 Exhibit Space: 200,000 Guest Room: 5,000 Continguous Exhibit Space: 40,000 Meeting Cap: 10,000 Banq Cap: 2,000 Arena Cap: 10,000 Venues Available For: BMX, basketball, dog shows, equestrian - livestock, gymnastics, motorsports - ArenaCross, Demo Derby, EuroCross, FMX, monster truck, off road rac- ing, rodeo, volleyball wrestling. Comments: Deschutes Fair Expo Center's 320 acre premier site features over 200,000 square feet of flexible indoor meeting space, which includes the First Interstate Bank Center, Three Sisters Conference Center High Desert Activity Center. The Equestrian Livestock Complex features 4 arenas five barns with stabling for 400 horses. The cen- ter is surrounded by more than 85 acres of beautiful landscaped grounds 200 acres of free parking. The center celebrates over 400 events annually with the goal to make each a Gold Star Attraction. At Deschutes Fair Expo "We Really Can Do It All!" SEE AD ON PAGE 27 Pennsylvania ERIE Bayfront Convention Center One Sassafras Pier (16507) Phone: (814) 455-1260 Fax: (814) 879-0910 Email: ldiluzio@erieevents.com Website: www.bayfrontconventioncenter.com Contact: Lisa DiLuzio, Dir. of Sales/Mktg. Metro Area Rooms: 4,500 Lgst. Area Room Block: 200 Meeting Rooms: 17 Exhibit Space: 100,000 Continguous Exhibit Space: 28,800 Venues Available For: Gymnastics, boxing, wrestling, weight lifting, cheerleading billiards. Comments: Erie's Bayfront Convention Center is located on the shores of Presque Isle Bay, offering world-class facilities, ame- nities service. You'll also find 392 beautiful guest rooms in two hotels connected to the facility: the newly-renovated award-winning Sheraton Erie Bayfront Hotel the Courtyard Erie Bayfront, which opened in June 2016. Erie Insurance Arena 809 French St. (16501) Phone: (814) 453-7117 Fax: (814) 455-9931 Website: www.erieevents.com Contact: John "Casey" Wells, Exec. Dir. Metro Area Rooms: 4,500 Lgst. Area Room Block: 200 Meeting Rooms: 5 Exhibit Space: 17,000 Continguous Exhibit Space: 17,000 Banq Cap: 1,000 Arena Cap: 6,800 Venues Available For: Hockey, basketball, wrestling, cheerleading, gymnastics more! Comments: The Erie Insurance Arena is the premier sports entertainment facility in Northwestern Pennsylvania the home of professional hockey basketball teams. We look forward to the opportunity for our minor league facility to provide you with a major league experience. South Carolina MYRTLE BEACH Myrtle Beach Sports Center 2115 Farlow St. (29577) Phone: (843) 918-1211 Email: jonathan.paris@visitmyrtlebeach.com Website: myrtlebeachsports.com Contact: Jonathan Paris, Exec. Dir. Metro Area Rooms: 90,000 Lgst. Area Room Block: 15,000 Exhibit Space: 100,000 Continguous Exhibit Space: 75,000 Venues Available For: Basketball, volleyball, wrestling, badminton, table tennis, billiards, gymnastics other indoor sports. Comments: Opened in March 2015, this 100,000-square-foot indoor sports facility includes 8 basketball courts, 16 volleyball courts, a cafe retail area, an entertainment zone a 1,500-seat bleacher system. It will also be configurable for numerous indoor sports is located just 2 blocks from the beach! SEE AD ON PAGE 19 Tennessee CHATTANOOGA Finley Stadium 1826 Carter St. (37408) Phone: (423) 266-4041 Website: finleystadium.com Exhibit Space: 50,000 Arena Cap: 21,000 MEMPHIS Memphis Cook Convention Center 255 N Main St. (38103-1623) Phone: (901) 576-1200 Fax: (901) 576-1298 Website: www.memphisconvention.com Special Feature: CONVENTION CENTERS

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